Brigid Alverson

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Comics A.M. - Wizard World Philadelphia's $5.9M Economic Impact

Mon, June 23rd, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Big crowds, but not such a big economic impact? John Romita Jr. on making the leap to DC! A first-timers report from Amazing Las Vegas Comic Con! Plus much more!

Comics A.M. - The Secret of Batman's Enduring Appeal

Fri, June 20th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Why, after 75 years, the Dark Knight remains popular! Economics of creator-owned comics! Wizard World Philadelphia! Plus more!

Comics A.M. - Taking a Stand Against Harassment at Cons

Thu, June 19th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

What some women are doing to address harassment at conventions! Interviews with Kieron Gillen and Jamie McKelvie, Nick Bertozzi and Gene Luen Yang! Plus more!

Comics A.M. - Gallery's Denver Comic Con Proceeds Stolen

Wed, June 18th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Thief takes cash, special orders from gallery owners! Japan bans child porn but exempts manga and anime! Gail Simone talks "Batgirl"! Plus much more!

Comics A.M. - Turkish Cartoonist Begins Prison Sentence

Tue, June 17th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Mehmet Düzenli convicted of insulting controversial Muslim preacher! A look at May's direct market numbers! CLAMP launching new series based on "Tsubasa"!

Comics A.M. - Denver Comic Con Attendance Grows to 86,500

Mon, June 16th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Attendance increases from 61,000 in 2013! Copy of Sakyo Komatsu's first manga, from 1948, discovered in U.S.! Interviews with Walter Simonson and Marv Wolfman!

Helping Kids Make Comics at 916 Ink

Sun, June 15th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Eben Burgoon tells ROBOT 6 about the 6-week workshop he led for the California nonprofit 916 Ink to teach elementary students how to create comics.

Comics A.M. - Stan Lee Greeted in Sydney With "Captain Australia" Shield

Fri, June 13th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Fans welcome Lee with gold-and-green shield! Anti-Muslim Chick tract sparks complaint! Frank Miller would like to write Captain America!

Comics A.M. - Retailer Geoffrey Patterson Passes Away

Thu, June 12th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Colorful owner of Geoffrey's Comic Shop dies at age 72. Denver Comic Con expected to draw 72,000 this weekend. The fall and rise of Houston's con scene. Plus more!

A Creator's Eye View of Graphicly

Wed, June 11th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

A creator who self-published through Graphicly discusses claims about lack of payment, incorrect sales tracking and poor communication.

Comics A.M. - Relaunched Eagle Awards Renamed Again

Wed, June 11th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Stan Lee Eagle Awards are now True Believers Comic Awards! A response to Dixon and Rivoche’s editorial on comics liberalism! Caitlin Kittredge on "Coffin Hill"! More!

Comics A.M. - "Sherman's Lagoon" Creator Visits Ocean Floor

Tue, June 10th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Jim Toomey getting up-close look at deep-sea life! Roz Chast talks "Can't We Talk About Something More Pleasant?" Rise of manga museums in Japan! Plus more!

Comics A.M. - Happy 80th Birthday, Donald Duck

Mon, June 9th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Donald Duck debuted 80 years ago today! South African cartoonist Zapiro speaks out about controversial cartoon! Roy Thomas, Kelly Sue DeConnick and Matt Fraction!

Comics A.M. - Phoenix Comicon Disrupted By Malfunctioning Fire Alarm

Fri, June 6th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Phoenix Convention Center evacuated for about 30 minutes! Michigan retailers reflect on 35 years in business! Gail Simone talks "Leaving Megalopolis"! Plus more!

Comics A.M. - Image, Kodansha Dominate May Bookstore Chart

Thu, June 5th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

"Attack on Titan" claims top two spots! Japan's proposed child pornography law to exclude manga, anime! The role of political cartoonists! Plus more!

Pinchuk Brings Mattel's "Max Steel" To Comic Book Life

Wed, June 4th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Comics came first for Tom Pinchuk, but working in animation has changed the way he writes Mattel's "Max Steel" for the printed page.

Comics A.M. - Judge Places Hold on Hastings Sale

Wed, June 4th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Temporary restraining order halts $21.4 million merger! Barnes & Noble steps into Amazon/Hachette feud, offering discounts! Graphic novels at Book Expo America!

Comics A.M. - Ontario Family Selling 25,000 Comics For Charity

Tue, June 3rd, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

The collection will be sold Saturday out of their garage! Nicole J. Georges’ "Calling Dr. Laura" wins Lambda Literary Award! Jeff Lemire on resurrecting the Longbow Hunters!

Comics A.M. - "Attack on Titan" Unseats Bestselling "One Piece"

Mon, June 2nd, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

"Attack on Titan" outsells "One Piece" in Japan in first half of 2014! Jim Lee talks 75 years of Batman! More on BookCon! Plus, Charles Soule and Noah Van Sciver!

Comics A.M. - Book Expo America's Comic Con Makeover

Fri, May 30th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

A look at Saturday's BookCon, "where storytelling and pop culture collide"! Dynamite announces "Shaft" deal! Soule talks "Swamp Thing," "Superman/Wonder Woman"!